Partners

  • Matthew Bergman - Partner CJBS

    Matthew Bergman

    Matt joined CJBS in 1997 and was promoted to the position of Manager in 2004. Specializing in working with small to mid-size closely held businesses... read more »
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  • Michael W. Blitstein - Partner CJBS

    Michael W. Blitstein

    Michael began his own practice in 1985 and merged with CJBS in 1996. Today, Michael provides innovative tax and financial planning opportunities to closely held businesses, individuals, trusts, retirement plans and non-profit organizations... read more »
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  • Larry G. Goldsmith - Partner CJBS

    Larry G. Goldsmith

    Larry Goldsmith is a member of the CJBS Financial Group's litigation, asset protection and tax practices team. Larry has demonstrated success turning around financially distressed businesses in a variety of industries... read more »
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  • Lorena Johnson - Partner CJBS

    Lorena Johnson

    Lorena is a Partner in the firm's forensic and audit and attestation group. For more than 25 years, she has provided accounting, tax and financial management services to closely held businesses. Her areas of expertise include strategic business consulting... read more »
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  • Charles T. Joseph - Partner CJBS

    Charles T. Joseph

    Ted Joseph has been with CJBS since 1971 and became a partner with the firm in 1976. He has a broad range of experience in the fields of publishing, real estate, income tax and trade association matters... read more »
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  • Jeffrey Krupp - Partner CJBS

    Jeffrey Krupp

    Jeff joined CJBS in 2015. Prior to joining CJBS, Jeff was a partner at Leo J. Krupp & Company, a long established Park Ridge CPA firm. Jeff works primarily with individuals and closely held businesses... read more »
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  • Julian Levy - Partner CJBS

    Julian Levy

    Julian began his accounting career in 1964 with a large local firm that specialized in all areas of accounting & tax services for closely held business including their shareholders... read more »
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  • Andrew R. Lotts - Partner CJBS

    Andrew R. Lotts

    Andrew joined CJBS in 1994 and is the managing partner in charge of the firm’s audit practice. Prior to joining CJBS, Andrew worked for a large, downtown Chicago public auditing firm for two years... read more »
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  • Jacques Preis - Partner CJBS

    Jacques Preis

    Jacques began his professional career with the Internal Revenue Service followed by serving as a tax partner in three different International accounting firms... read more »
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  • Donald J. Schaffer - Partner CJBS

    Donald J. Schaffer

    Don is a member of the CJB&S business valuation, systems consulting and tax practices. He assists local attorneys and business owners in establishing the market value of small to medium size, non-public, businesses... read more »
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  • Jeffrey T. Stuart - Partner CJBS

    Jeffrey T. Stuart

    Jeff joined CJBS in 1986 and became a partner in 1994. Involved with accounting, auditing and financial planning, his specialties also include many of the technical aspects of the tax practice... read more »
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  • Kurt Vietinghoff - Partner CJBS

    Kurt Vietinghoff

    Kurt is a member of the CJBS auditing, consulting and tax practices. He currently manages audits and reviews in the food processing, maritime shipping, real estate, and industrial manufacturing industries... read more »
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